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posted in December 2012
Top 10 smart energy articles of 2012
Design How-To  
12/21/2012   Post a comment
The year’s most popular contributed articles to Smart Energy Designline include design features on energy harvesting, energy conversion, smart metering, powerline communications, batteries and more.
200 lumens LED leads market to new price-performance levels
Product News  
12/20/2012   Post a comment
Cree's XLamp MK-R LEDs leverage its SC³ technology next-generation LED platform to deliver up to 200 lumens-per-watt (at 1 W, 25°C).
Compatibility per watt, meaningful metric for dimmable LEDs
Design How-To  
12/19/2012   1 comment
Victor Zwanenberg of NXP Semiconductors explains which aspects of phase-cut dimmable LED lamp electronics should be considered in evaluating performance in terms of dimmer compatibility.
AMOLEDs on growth path with hurdles
News & Analysis  
12/18/2012   Post a comment
Active matrix OLED (AMOLED) displays is forecast to more than double by 2015 to 13% after capturing 6% of the small/medium (less than 9 in.) display market in 2012.
Understanding LM-80 to evaluate LEDs
Design How-To  
12/17/2012   6 comments
LM-80 is an industry standard that can help users evaluate LED products. Learn why LM-80 matters and how the data can be used to improve your bottom line.
Silicon photonics ushers in 100G networks
Design How-To  
12/10/2012   2 comments
Some optical functions are easy to implement in silicon, while others are more difficult. We need the whole Optical Engine to be integrated onto the silicon platform...
LCD display embedded in contact lens
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12/5/2012   Post a comment
A prototype curved LCD display has been developed for use in an augmented reality contact lens.
Qualcomm invests in Sharp to drive MEMS display
News & Analysis  
12/4/2012   5 comments
Sharp and Qualcomm are in a joint dev effort for MEMS displays that use a digital micro shutter that modulates light from an RGB LED backlight.


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Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

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July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
Karen Field
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